Calendar of Events

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Morning Book Club 11:00 am
Morning Book Club
Feb 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Jew Store by Stella Suberman The Jew Store is an intimate family story that sheds new light on a piece of American history. Here is One Man’s Family with a twist: a Jew, born into poverty in pre-revolutionary Russia, finds his way to America, finds a trade, finds a wife, and sets out to find his fortune in a ...
Game Day with the JCC 1:00 pm
Game Day with the JCC
Feb 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A new opportunity for fun and camaraderie! Join friends—new and old—for Game Day Afternoons at Temple Sholom. Bring a friend, too . . . Game Day is open to all. Scrabble sets and decks of cards are available and you may bring a game of your own to play as well.
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Shabbat Minyan Service 9:00 am
Shabbat Minyan Service
Feb 3 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
 
Shabbat Minyan Study 9:45 am
Shabbat Minyan Study
Feb 3 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am
 
Bat Mitzvah- Ashley Balber 10:30 am
Bat Mitzvah- Ashley Balber
Feb 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Bat Mitzvah- Ashley Balber
Parents:  Julie and Todd Balber Sibling:  Matthew Balber (Lane Tech) School:  Metropolitan Schoolhouse Mitzvah Project: Ashley is raising funds to purchase Christmas presents for all the kids who live at the Hannah House, a Cornerstone Community Outreach Family Shelter.
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Blood Drive 8:00 am
Blood Drive
Feb 4 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sign up for an appointment at http://www.lifesource.org/donate-blood/. Search by Group Code M205.
Adult Ed 9:30 am
Adult Ed
Feb 4 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am
 
Religious School 9:30 am
Religious School
Feb 4 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
Scholar-in-Residence Danny M Cohen – Human Rights: Past, Present and Future 10:45 am
Scholar-in-Residence Danny M Cohen – Human Rights: Past, Present and Future
Feb 4 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
3-part Sunday series This is a significant time in the history of human rights: The 70th anniversary of the United Nations’ Declaration of Human Rights is December 10, 2018; January 28 is the day after International Holocaust Remembrance Day/Liberation of Auschwitz; and the 1-year anniversary of the Trump administration. ​Danny M. Cohen, PhD is a learning scientist, a fiction writer, and ...
Junior Congregation 11:30 am
Junior Congregation
Feb 4 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Jk-2nd Grade Families are invited to join their Sunday School students at Junior Congregation.
Winter Chugim 12:15 pm
Winter Chugim
Feb 4 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Temple Sholom Winter Chugim (Activities) Building on the success of our Tarboot v’Omanut Israeli Arts & Culture Festival, we offer “Winter Chugim,” (activities) after Religious School for 1st-8th graders. Please contact youth@sholomchicago.org with any questions.This year, we will offer two Chugim choices: 1) Sports Chugim 2) Arts Chugim Click here to register.
Multigenerational Afternoon Tea 2:30 pm
Multigenerational Afternoon Tea @ The Ritz Carlton
Feb 4 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Please join us on Sunday, February 4 at 2:30pm for the Multigenerational Afternoon Tea.  It is such a special treat to get dressed up and head over to the Ritz for Tea! Bring your family members of all ages and share a festive afternoon with the entire Mishpacha community. $60 Adults   |   $30 Children 12 and under PLEASE REGISTER BY ...
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Monday Meal 3:30 pm
Monday Meal
Feb 5 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Please click here if you would like volunteer. We will do our best to assign you the job you request, but keep in mind that final job assignments are left to the discretion of the Kitchen Coordinator according to the needs of the meal on that particular day. Please contact Toby Sanders if you have any questions or would like ...
Intro to Judaism 6:45 pm
Intro to Judaism
Feb 5 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
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Film Night- The Book Thief 7:00 pm
Film Night- The Book Thief
Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Night- The Book Thief
2013 – 2 hours 11 minutes While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being protected by her adoptive parents. Director:   Brian Percival Writers:Markus Zusak (based on the novel by), Michael Petroni (screenplay by) Stars  :Sophie Nélisse, Geoffrey Rush, Emily ...
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Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
Feb 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
Crown Family High School 6:15 pm
Crown Family High School
Feb 7 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Midweek Hebrew 6:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Feb 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
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Game Day with the JCC 1:00 pm
Game Day with the JCC
Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A new opportunity for fun and camaraderie! Join friends—new and old—for Game Day Afternoons at Temple Sholom. Bring a friend, too . . . Game Day is open to all. Scrabble sets and decks of cards are available and you may bring a game of your own to play as well.
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CANCELLED Downtown Talmud Study with Rabbi Goldberg 12:00 pm
CANCELLED Downtown Talmud Study with Rabbi Goldberg @ TradeLink LLC Hyatt Center
Feb 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Monthly Downtown Talmud Study Civil Law: Worker & Employee Rights Rabbi Goldberg 2ND FRIDAYS | OCT. – MAY | 12:00 – 1:00 PM At the offices of TradeLink LLC in Hyatt Center, 71 S. Wacker, Floor 19 Make Talmud study a fixed habit. RSVP needed in advance to be on security list.
GETTING RESCHEDULED Family-Friendly Shabbat Dinner- featuring 2nd grade 5:30 pm
GETTING RESCHEDULED Family-Friendly Shabbat Dinner- featuring 2nd grade
Feb 9 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
DUE TO THE WEATHER, WE HAVE CANCELLED THIS EVENT AND WILL RESCHEDULE FOR A LATER DATE.   All school-aged children are welcome to attend our Family-Friendly Shabbat services. Family Dinner & Shabbat Blessings (5:30pm-6:15pm) Temple-wide Shabbat Service (6:15pm-7:30pm) Activities for kids in the Moadon *(beginning at 6:30pm) Dessert Oneg Shabbat (7:30pm) *complementary babysitting is offered in the Moadon — most ...
Wine and Cheese Reception 5:45 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception
Feb 9 @ 5:45 pm – 6:15 pm
 
RESCHEDULED Or Chadash Service 6:15 pm
RESCHEDULED Or Chadash Service
Feb 9 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
DUE TO THE WEATHER, WE HAVE RESCHEDULED THE OR CHADASH SERVICE TO COINCIDE WITH THE REGULAR SHABBAT SERVICE.
Shabbat Service 6:15 pm
Shabbat Service
Feb 9 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
 
CANCELLED Oneg 7:30 pm
CANCELLED Oneg
Feb 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
ONEG HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
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Yom Horim (Parents Day) 7th Grade 8:45 am
Yom Horim (Parents Day) 7th Grade
Feb 11 @ 8:45 am – 1:45 pm
Our 7th grade classes are planning to visit the museum in Skokie where they will have guided tours of the exhibit, a discussion led by the curator, and the rare opportunity to meet a survivor. In order to maximize the students’ experience at the museum, the classes leading up to the trip will be dedicated to preparing them for the ...
Adult Ed 9:30 am
Adult Ed
Feb 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am
 
Feed the Hungry 9:30 am
Feed the Hungry
Feb 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Religious School 9:30 am
Religious School
Feb 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
Scholar-in-Residence Danny M Cohen – Human Rights: Past, Present and Future 10:45 am
Scholar-in-Residence Danny M Cohen – Human Rights: Past, Present and Future
Feb 11 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
3-part Sunday series This is a significant time in the history of human rights: The 70th anniversary of the United Nations’ Declaration of Human Rights is December 10, 2018; January 28 is the day after International Holocaust Remembrance Day/Liberation of Auschwitz; and the 1-year anniversary of the Trump administration. ​Danny M. Cohen, PhD is a learning scientist, a fiction writer, and ...
Winter Chugim 12:15 pm
Winter Chugim
Feb 11 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Temple Sholom Winter Chugim (Activities) Building on the success of our Tarboot v’Omanut Israeli Arts & Culture Festival, we offer “Winter Chugim,” (activities) after Religious School for 1st-8th graders. Please contact youth@sholomchicago.org with any questions.This year, we will offer two Chugim choices: 1) Sports Chugim 2) Arts Chugim Click here to register.
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Valentine’s Day Monday Meal 3:00 pm
Valentine’s Day Monday Meal
Feb 12 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Valentine's Day Monday Meal
Sign Up Here 2018 Valentine’s Day Monday Meal Please sign up to help for this very special Monday Meal! We would love for you to volunteer with us, so please feel free to sign up for Meal Prep or for Serving or both! PLEASE SIGN UP ONE NAME PER SLOT.  In case of an overflow of volunteers, this will help us ...
Intro to Judaism 6:45 pm
Intro to Judaism
Feb 12 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
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Talmud Study 8:30 am
Talmud Study
Feb 13 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
 
Al-Anon Family Group 10:00 am
Al-Anon Family Group
Feb 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Midweek Hebrew 4:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Feb 13 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
 
Jewish Wedding Workshop 6:45 pm
Jewish Wedding Workshop @ Temple Sholom of Chicago
Feb 13 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Join instructors:  Rabbi Edwin Goldberg and Melanie Cole Goldberg, RJE This will be a hands-on, interactive workshop for participants to explore many ideas and options for Jewish weddings. Topics to include:  What happens in a Jewish wedding?, Customs, personalization–ketubah options, Interfaith, Same Sex, family considerations Open to the public with registration.
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Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
Feb 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
Crown Family High School 6:15 pm
Crown Family High School
Feb 14 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Midweek Hebrew 6:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Feb 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
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Game Day with the JCC 1:00 pm
Game Day with the JCC
Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A new opportunity for fun and camaraderie! Join friends—new and old—for Game Day Afternoons at Temple Sholom. Bring a friend, too . . . Game Day is open to all. Scrabble sets and decks of cards are available and you may bring a game of your own to play as well.
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Wine and Cheese Reception 5:45 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception
Feb 16 @ 5:45 pm – 6:15 pm
 
Shabbat Service 6:15 pm
Shabbat Service
Feb 16 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Makom Sushi Shabbat 7:30 pm
Makom Sushi Shabbat
Feb 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Join Makom for Sushi Shabbat! There is a $5-$10 suggested donation that will go toward the Monday Meal. Please RSVP by email to makom@sholomchicago.org.
Oneg 7:30 pm
Oneg
Feb 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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No Adult Ed
No Adult Ed
Feb 18 all-day
 
No Religious School
Ta’am Yisrael
Ta’am Yisrael
Feb 18 – Feb 26 all-day
Ta’am Yisrael: A Taste of Israel is an 8th grade educational experience in Israel designed to give the participants a meaningful, intense, emotional and focused taste of the land and their heritage through a week long, “hands-on” experience in Israel.
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Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
Crown Family High School 6:15 pm
Crown Family High School
Feb 21 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Midweek Hebrew 6:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Feb 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Jewish War Veterans Post 710 Meeting 7:00 pm
Jewish War Veterans Post 710 Meeting
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
All Temple Sholom members and their guests are welcomed to the monthly meeting to hear about Post 710 plans, and support of our community service programs. New member of all ages are welcome, especially Post 9/11 veterans. We will review the Vet-Tec program that lists military training eligible for college credit and will provide assistance and information to Veterans on ...
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Game Day with the JCC 1:00 pm
Game Day with the JCC
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A new opportunity for fun and camaraderie! Join friends—new and old—for Game Day Afternoons at Temple Sholom. Bring a friend, too . . . Game Day is open to all. Scrabble sets and decks of cards are available and you may bring a game of your own to play as well.
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Shabbat Minyan Service 9:00 am
Shabbat Minyan Service
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
 
Shabbat Minyan Study 9:45 am
Shabbat Minyan Study
Feb 24 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am
 
Bar Mitzvah- William Breman 10:30 am
Bar Mitzvah- William Breman
Feb 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Bar Mitzvah- William Breman
Parents:      John Bremen and Lara Frohlich Sibling:       Jackson Bremen (older brother) School:       Latin School of Chicago Mitzvah project:      Volunteering at PAWS (cleaning, shelving food, and doing whatever tasks are needed) and at Monday Meal
Bar Mitzvah- Maxwell Kremin 4:30 pm
Bar Mitzvah- Maxwell Kremin
Feb 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Bar Mitzvah- Maxwell Kremin
Parents:   Holly Kremin and David Kremin. School:     British International School of Chicago- South Loop. Mitzvah Project:    Maxwell is very committed to the Wounded Warrior Project. He strongly believes in helping those individuals who take risks and make sacrifices to serve our country. He is a Student Ambassador for the Wounded Warrior Project and helps raise awareness and funds.
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Adult Ed 9:30 am
Adult Ed
Feb 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am
 
Religious School 9:30 am
Religious School
Feb 25 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
Chavrei/Noar Shalom Hamentashen Hurrah 12:15 pm
Chavrei/Noar Shalom Hamentashen Hurrah
Feb 25 @ 12:15 pm – 2:00 pm
Make and bake unique and delicious hamentashen cookies to celebrate Purim! Give ‘em as gifts, share ‘em with friends, eat ‘em yourself!
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IOT Morning Minyan 8:00 am
IOT Morning Minyan
Feb 26 @ 8:00 am – 8:45 am
 
Monday Meal 3:30 pm
Monday Meal
Feb 26 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Please click here if you would like volunteer. We will do our best to assign you the job you request, but keep in mind that final job assignments are left to the discretion of the Kitchen Coordinator according to the needs of the meal on that particular day. Please contact Toby Sanders if you have any questions or would like ...
Intro to Judaism 6:45 pm
Intro to Judaism
Feb 26 @ 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
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Talmud Study 8:30 am
Talmud Study
Feb 27 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
 
Al-Anon Family Group 10:00 am
Al-Anon Family Group
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Midweek Hebrew 4:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Feb 27 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
 
Guest Speaker- Thomas Friedman 6:00 pm
Guest Speaker- Thomas Friedman
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
“How to Thrive When the World Gets Fast” with Thomas Friedman THOMAS FRIEDMAN at Temple Sholom – Free to Temple members! Join us for a stellar event in celebration of Temple Sholom’s 150th Anniversary. Author, Reporter, New York Times Columnist and Pulitzer Prize winner will speak on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Click here for more information.
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Erev Purim
Erev Purim
Feb 28 all-day
To learn more about Purim click here.
Wednesday Study Group 10:00 am
Wednesday Study Group
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Temple Sholom’s Wednesday Study Group If you’d like to add more spirituality, learning, and camaraderie to your week, join our Wednesday morning study group. This group, which meets from 10:00 – 11:30 am is led by members of the clergy and alternate instructors during the weeks of Adult education.
Purim Tot Celebration 5:30 pm
Purim Tot Celebration
Feb 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Purim Tot Celebration
Tot Services are perfectly designed for families with children under 5 years old. We invite Chicagoland families to join our youngest congregants and Gan Shalom students to celebrate Purim through stories and singing with our clergy/education team! Costumes encouraged!!!
Purim Congregational Dinner 6:00 pm
Purim Congregational Dinner
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Purim Congregational Dinner
Join us at 6:00 p.m. for our Congregational Dinner, which will bring our entire Temple Sholom community together. Everyone is welcome to this all-ages dinner. Younger children can participate in the Purim Tot Celebration at 5:30 and stay for dinner. Stay after dinner for Service and the Purim Schpiel at 7:00!
Crown Family High School 6:15 pm
Crown Family High School
Feb 28 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Midweek Hebrew 6:30 pm
Midweek Hebrew
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Erev Purim Shpiel 7:00 pm
Erev Purim Shpiel
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Erev Purim Shpiel